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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1181

1181 A church, "a house of prayer in which the Eucharist is celebrated and reserved, where the faithful assemble, and where is worshiped the...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #846

"Outside the Church there is no salvation" 846 How are we to understand this affirmation, often repeated by the Church Fathers? Re-formulated positively, it means...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1083

1083 The dual dimension of the Christian liturgy as a response of faith and love to the spiritual blessings the Father bestows on us...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #487

487 What the Catholic faith believes about Mary is based on what it believes about Christ, and what it teaches about Mary illumines in...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #997

997 What is "rising"? In death, the separation of the soul from the body, the human body decays and the soul goes to meet...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2270

2270 Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the first moment of his existence, a human being must...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #88

88 The Church's Magisterium exercises the authority it holds from Christ to the fullest extent when it defines dogmas, that is, when it proposes...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1831

1831 The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord. They belong in their...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1814-1816

1814 Faith is the theological virtue by which we believe in God and believe all that he has said and revealed to us, and...
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Catechism of The Catholic Church #357

357 Being in the image of God the human individual possesses the dignity of a person, who is not just something, but someone. He...